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Student Employment

Student Health Services employs students in the following areas:

  • Resource Nurse Assistant
  • Weekend, Women’s, and Evening Clinic Assistant
  • Information Desk/Greeter

If you are interested in working at SHS please fill out the interest form and be on the look out for the JobX application posting during our hiring cycles in mid-November, mid-March, and beginning of August.

Apply at studentjobs.uconn.edu


The entry level position is:

Health Services 170 – Student Medical Support Trainee

Assists professional health care staff. May be required to:

  • Perform light cleaning, disinfection, and preparation of examining rooms and patient care areas
  • Maintain supplies and stocking of equipment in examining rooms and offices
  • Wash, sterilize, and prepare equipment for procedures
  • Transport patients via wheelchair or stretcher
  • Complete paperwork, filing, data entry and other clerical duties
  • Perform light patient care duties to assist an ill or injured patient as directed by nursing staff
  • Fit crutches
  • Provide directions and assist in patient flow
  • Assist in health education sessions; give vouchers at end of sessions
  • Transport laboratory specimens
  • Handle and remove infectious waste using Infection Control Procedures
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Patient service and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • May need to work evenings, nights, and weekends

 

Trainees have the opportunity to advance to HS270-Student Medical Support Assistant, then to HS370-Student Medical Support Specialist.